Watercress and Potato Soup

Watercress and Potato Soup

True watercress is a pungent British delicacy best showcased in a light summer soup and the success of this soup recipe depends on using the freshest watercress available.

A peppery soup with lively watercress and potatoes blended into a smooth bowlful of deliciousness.

This simple soup highlights the flavor of watercress: clean and slightly bitter but not overwhelming. The potato gives this soup enough extra body to make it a satisfying lunch or light dinner.

Perfect for winter! Try this delicious and easy Watercress soup recipe.

Prepare time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 40 min


  • 1 bunch of watercress
  • 2 cups diced potato
  • 1 cup vegetable stock/ water
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • Nutmeg
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Chilli flakes


  1. Put the butter, onion, potatoes into a large bowl cover with lid and cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Add stock, salt, pepper, a pinch of nutmeg and cook for another 10 minutes.
  3. Add the chopped watercress and coo for another 5 minutes.
  4. Put the soup into a blender and puree until smooth.
  5. Return to the bowl. Stir in the cream and cook for 3-4 minutes into low heat.
  6. Stir in the lemon juice to taste and adjust the seasoning.
  7. Serve the soup garnished with some chilli flakes.
  8. Serve hot or cold.

Watercress and Potato Soup

Watercress and Potato Soup

Watercress and Potato Soup

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